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2010-12-03 09:40:46

The annual NASA Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge promises to send aloft more rockets than ever before in its 11-year history.

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2010-11-26 12:39:26

A space shuttle main engine burns at 6,000 degrees F, but the outside of the nozzle remains cool to the touch.

2010-01-20 12:54:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo New York Saturn customers are in for some welcome news despite General Motors' decision to phase out the Saturn brand.

2009-11-09 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years after humans first walked on the moon, NASA is offering the next generation of explorers a chance to learn how the challenges of the Apollo 11 mission were met.

2009-10-20 17:12:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Oct. 24, Johnson Space Center (JSC) will open its doors to the public as part of the 16th Annual Ballunar Liftoff Festival.

2009-07-29 16:05:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Capping a legacy that spans 34 years, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne completed the final planned test on a Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) today at the John C. Stennis Space Center (SSC) in Mississippi.

2009-06-26 10:26:22

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the historic first moon landing, NASA is seeking ideas from the public, academia, and industry about how to analyze and catalog notes from spaceflight pioneer Wernher von Braun into an electronic, searchable database or other system.

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2009-05-16 14:55:00

James Webb garnered tremendous praise for his management acumen as NASA’s administrator during the race to space and the moon.

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2008-12-18 15:56:35

The International Space Station crew, paving the way for NASA's return to the moon, will honor the first humans to journey there 40 years ago with a special message.

2008-06-24 09:01:11

By Gavin Engelbrecht As Nasa prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, Gavin Engelbrecht enjoys the narrative thrust of a history of the men behind the space exploration programme NASA: The Complete Illustrated History by Michael Gorn (Merrell, [pounds]17.95) IT was only slightly larger than a basketball, but it could be seen crossing the night sky and its bleeping signature tune could be picked up on a family radio.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.